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Eid Celebration & Food Swap, Coburg

Posted in Events by Kate Archdeacon on September 1st, 2011

3 September , 2011
10:00 amto4:00 pm
Source: Moreland Food Gardens Network


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Interfaith Celebration and Coburg Home-Grown Edibles Swap at PepperTree Place

Join us this month for a Muslim Eid Celebration created in partnership with the Multicultural Women’s Sewing Group. Celebrate the diversity within our local community by sharing good food, fun activities and stories of how different people live life and practice their faith. Learn how to make spinach pies with fresh greens from the garden and watch them being cooked in the woodfired oven. Enjoy healthy, vegetarian creations hot from the community kitchen while kids and adults alike try their hand at a fabric-fun craft led by local volunteers.

When: September 3, 10am and 2pm (Food Swap 10am – 12ish)
Where: PepperTree Place, 512 Sydney Road, Coburg (corner of Sydney Road and Bell Street)
Cost: FREE!

Merri Corner: Harvest Hoedown

Posted in Events by Kate Archdeacon on March 21st, 2011

27 March , 2011
11:00 amto4:00 pm

www.merricorner.org


Raised Beds Workshop: Merri Corner

Posted in Events, Movements by Kate Archdeacon on August 4th, 2010

Source: Merri Corner Community Garden (MCCG)

The Urban Bush Carpenters are coming to the Merri Corner Community Garden to help us learn about and build raised garden beds, wooden planter boxes and compost bins. The fellas use found timber and pellets to make these fantastic additions to any garden and are going to be available all day on Saturday the 7th of August to work alongside volunteers and create some of the structural raised gardens and compost bays for the MCCG. A great day to come down and do some bush carpentry and learn some new skills. Bring some lunch, or something to share and make a day of it! Everyone is welcome!

RSVP (http://www.merricorner.org/get-in-touch/) or phone Bernie on 0401 476 839.

Raised Beds Workshop
August 7, 2010, 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm

PS: Are you coming to the Raised Bed workshop, or just feel like getting your hands dirty? We’ll be onsite from 9:30am on Sat Aug 7 preparing soil for our fruit trees and indigenous plant beds if you’d like to join us. It’d be great to have extra hands for this, and then get stuck into a spot of carpentry. If you’ve got them, bring: drills, sledgehammers, hammers, and chainsaws! We’ll be working as long as the weather holds out and the blisters don’t get the better of us….


Merri Corner Community Garden: Dig Day Out

Posted in Events by Kate Archdeacon on June 28th, 2010

http://www.merricorner.org/


Sprout Community Garden – Open Gate each Thursday 1-4pm

Posted in Events by Zanni on June 12th, 2009

Sprout Community Garden is a recovery focused program of Mind for people recovering from mental illness, drug and alcohol issues or at risk of homelessness that promotes well-being and community strengthening. Sprout has started a new Community Market – running monthly in 2009 (except winter).  The Market has a local and sustainable focus, encouraging local production of arts and crafts, local food production and shopping as well as being a waste free event.

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Sprout Community Market May 7th – last market til Spring

Posted in Events by Zanni on May 4th, 2009

Sprout Community Garden is a recovery focused program of Mind for people recovering from mental illness, drug and alcohol issues or at risk of homelessness that promotes well-being and community strengthening. Sprout has started a new Community Market – running monthly in 2009 (except winter).  The Market has a local and sustainable focus, encouraging local production of arts and crafts, local food production and shopping as well as being a waste free event.

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Cultivating Community – Developing community gardening

Posted in Models, RDAG by Virginia on April 30th, 2009

Cultivating Community is a not-for-profit organisation that has grown out of support for community garden projects in inner-city public housing estates.

It has evolved into an organisation to promote and support the development of community garden projects, community fresh food markets and school gardens across Melbourne. Cultivating community consists of a management committee, paid workers and volunteers. Their work is based around encouraging the development of sustainable agricultural practices in urban areas and promoting the cultural richness of food, plants and people through community gardens. Due to their extensive expertise in urban agriculture, Cultivating Community are often employed to work with other projects as consultants such as the Brotherhood of Saint Laurence’s Food
PAD project and the Yarra Community Food System Project. To find out more about Cultivating Community visit http://cultivatingcommunity.org.au/cc

This is from “Social Innovations in Victorian Food Systems”, case studies by Ferne Edwards.


Invitation to Open Garden Scheme – Fitzroy Community Garden

Posted in Events by Ferne Edwards on February 11th, 2009

Fitzroy Garden Invitation


Cultivating Community seeks Team Leader Community Garden Project

Posted in Seeking by Ferne Edwards on February 9th, 2009

Cultivating Community (CC) Melbournes lead agency in supplying Community Garden Services is excited to have an employment opportunity within its expanding Public Housing Community Gardens project. We are currently recruiting for the following position: Team Leader Community Garden Project

CC is seeking a highly motivated individual to work within its Community Garden Project as a Team Leader. The position is a combination of Team Leader duties and Community Garden Support Worker duties. The successful applicant will lead the project and ensure service delivery standards are met; in addition they will work in a number of Community Gardens providing support to the gardens and residents that use them.

Attached is the Employment Information Kit which contains detailed information on the position.

Cultivating Community Job Description
www.cultivatingcomm unity.org. au


Sprout Community Market – Thurs November 20th 2.30-7pm

Posted in Events by Zanni on November 10th, 2008

Sprout Community Garden is a recovery focused program of Mind for people recovering from mental illness, drug and alcohol issues or at risk of homelessness that promotes well-being and community strengthening. Sprout is starting a new Community Market – to run monthly in 2009, with a starter market on Thursday November 20th 2008. The Market has a local and sustainable focus, encouraging local production of arts and crafts, local food production and shopping as well as being a waste free market.

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